WorldSkills Kazan 2019 opening ceremony: How to watch

WorldSkills 2019 officially kicks off tonight. Watch the opening ceremony live from Kazan and cheer Team UK on

Kate Parker

WorldSkills Kazan live: watch the opening ceremony here

This evening, 37 young people from the UK will be flying the Union Jack high at the grand opening of WorldSkills Kazan 2019

Hosted in the Russian city of Kazan, the ceremony will welcome competitors from each of the 60 countries taking part. 

Details around the event - which starts at 5pm, UK time - are kept secret, but it promises to be quite the spectacle, with a 20-minute pre-show planned before the ceremony officially kicks off.

Watching the WorldSkills Kazan opening ceremony

You can watch the whole ceremony via this link. Alternatively, the ceremoy is also being broadcast on Sky channel 192 and Freesat channel 161.


Background: What is WorldSkills Kazan?

News:  Eight ways to embed WorldSkills expertise into FE

Listen: Can WorldSkills transform education?


To find out more about WorldSkills and the competitors representing the UK, click here. 

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Kate Parker

Kate Parker is a FE reporter.

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